Steve Moore

Partner, Jackson Walker LLP

Jackson Walker LLP

Steven Moore is a state tax lawyer whose practice includes planning and controversy work emphasizing sales tax, Texas franchise (aka “margin”) tax, and insurance premium tax. Mr. Moore is dedicated, from a value-driven perspective, to helping his clients fully comply with and control their tax exposure. Mr. Moore has extensive experience in state tax planning for multi-state business models, and regularly provides tax strategy advice relating to business acquisitions and divestitures.


An effective negotiator, Mr. Moore works to reach successful and economically viable resolutions to Texas sales, franchise, and insurance premium tax audits. To this end, Mr. Moore handles administrative hearings before the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and works with the firm’s litigation group to prosecute judicial resolution of Texas tax cases. Recognized for his depth of expertise in state tax matters, Mr. Moore is one of the state’s leading attorneys for guidance on the new Texas margin tax and he frequently speaks on this topic, with ongoing commitments for presentations to Texas State Bar and University of Texas CLE programs.